They don’t call it “The Big Easy” for nothing. OK, so it may not actually be because Go Pet Friendly’s made it easy-peasy for you to find all of New Orleans, Louisiana’s pet-welcoming places to stay, eat and play, but no one will blame you for thinking as much after you take a look around this page. New Orleans may be famous for its Mardi Gras partying, but you’ll remember it for its pet-friendly hotspots when you follow Go Pet Friendly’s guide to the city.

We’re not saying we can deliver a perfect strike quite as easily as Drew Brees can, but Go Pet Friendly can and does make it a breeze for you to find all of Nawlins’ pet-welcoming locations. Need something to eat? Need a place to sleep? Looking for something fun to do? Don’t want to or can’t leave the pet(s) behind? No problem. It’s easy when you’re in The Big Easy with Go Pet Friendly on your side. Whether you’re looking for a pet-friendly place in New Orleans’ French Quarter, University District, Central Business District, Irish Channel or any of the city’s many other fantastic neighborhoods and districts, you’ll find the places you’re looking for right here. So go ahead and take a look!

Best Time To Visit

Best Time To Visit

After the crowds of Mardi Gras have left, New Orleans offers comfortable temperatures from March through May. Your furry friends will appreciate the less humid spring. Be on the lookout for travel deals at local hotels. 

Of course, fall also offers temperate weather along with a raft of opportunities to explore this haunted city on a number of ghost tours. 


Things Not To Miss

One of the country’s best food cities, pets are welcome on a number of dog friendly patios. Dig in to the yummy dishes. You’ll need the energy to stroll the city’s many lovely neighborhoods. 

Then take your dog to the city’s bark park, a large, off-leash play area (don’t forget to get your permit first). 

Enjoy stunning sunset views from The Fly, behind the Audubon Zoo. A picnic dinner makes this the perfect end to a fun day.

A ferry ride to Algiers offers city views from the water.

Are you a fan of the paranormal? Take one of the city’s many ghost tours and learn about the pirates, ghouls, and haunts of the historic neighborhoods. Keep an eye on your pup. Many believe animals are more sensitive to ghostly presences.

There is no shortage of fun things to enjoy with your pet in New Orleans.